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I'm looking for a program to securely erase a hard drive

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I'm cleaning up the computer room and getting rid of old pc's laying around.  I've removed the hd's from them and want to securely erase them before getting rid of them.  I have a laptop with a usb device that allows me to connect an hd externally as a second drive while running off of the laptops hd.

I've found a few programs that will let me erase hd's after booting from a floppy or cd but they would erase the laptops hd as well!  I can simply select the hd and format it but that isn't secure.  Are there any programs that would let me securely erase only the hd I select, preferably while running from the laptops hd?
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Try: Disk Redactor  (free)

http://www.cezeo.com/products/disk-redactor/
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